Welcome Autumn and the start of our 5th year!

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Pilates Alchemy is 4 years old! Wow! Time sure does fly.

Take a look around our new website and let me know what you think.  It seems fitting to launch this new site and finally our new online scheduler during this beautiful autumn season. It’s usually a busy time of year when the hustle and bustle of the routine and extra curricular activities and events moves us into full throttle!

If you’re a regular standing client either for private sessions or group classes ...

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It’s Summertime: Act Like An Animal!

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Summertime is here!

Get outside and let your animal nature be felt!

It’s the perfect time for that, Joe felt that way, too!

In this article, Joe Pilates himself appreciates and compares all the animalistic moves that are done without force or whining. These moves are all possible with a steady practice of Pilates. It’s a VERY entertaining read. I hope you’ll enjoy it.

Go ahead, be an animal. It’s fun!

 

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Spring is Almost Here…

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Yes, spring is coming and while Father winter gets his last few punches in… there is a deep stirring that is happening as I sit and write this post. The brightness of the upcoming season will be welcome for all of us. The days are getting longer, daylight savings proves it and St. Patrick is feeling lucky that the buds are getting ready to reveal their petals.

How Will You Move into Spring?

Whichever way you choose to move through the next few weeks, don’t forget ...
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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How to Keep Your Pilates Resolutions

If you’re keeping up with your Pilates classes, then you’re definitely off to a great start for the year ahead.  Even 5 minutes a day of a trusty mat exercise is good for your health and well-being.

The Hundred

Yeah, you know the one — if we don’t start class with it, we usually do it at some point during your private or group session.

The hundred is a great way to warm up your body. It ...

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Thanksgiving

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Why Pilates?

You know you need to be fit, stronger, more flexible, to increase your stamina and to develop better balance. Why? Because:

  1. The doctor told you so
  2. You just feel lousy
  3. Your spouse or partner said they’ll leave if you don’t do something
  4. You have back pain
  5. You’re recovering from a surgery or injury

Jewellea-6626Well, whether it’s one of the reasons above or one of your own unique reasons… they’re all valid. The good news is: with Pilates, you’ll ...

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Pull the Abdomen in…

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You may be Jewellea-6224wondering about that cue I often refer to: “pull the navel to the spine” — and then you ask yourself, “Can that really be enough to help strengthen my abs?”

Well, here’s more proof. This article is very entertaining and insightful. Notice the language, the way it was expressed from another lifetime. It was written and published by Readers Digest in 1934, when Joseph Pilates was teaching in ...

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